Law and Order

Non-Lethal Strangulation: Hundreds of People Charged in QLD

Domestic violence can happen to anyone. Young or old, you can fall victim to this type of behaviour, whether you’ve been in a relationship for a short or long time. But Queensland is taking a proactive step towards prevention of further violence within the family and domestic relationships. In lieu…


Divorce Settlement: Watch Out for These Mistakes

Negative emotions can take over you when going through a divorce or ending a marriage. You may feel sad, scared, and unsure, especially when making difficult decisions. It is best to stay calm and keep emotions under control to move along with process just fine. The right mindset and attitude…


Understanding Default Divorce and Its Drawbacks

Family courts or judges may grant default divorce when one party fails to respond or doesn’t show up for a court hearing. The same judgment may also be granted when completing an uncontested divorce. Those filing for a default divorce need to demonstrate that the other party received the notification…


Personal Injury: The Assumption of Risk

Property owners could be held responsible for injuries that happen due to a hazardous or dangerous condition right on their property. But in some cases, slip and fall accident victims could share responsibility or liability for the accident. This is where the so-called assumption of risk applies. If you or…



Despite Supposed Advantages, Maori Land Bill Creates Division

Legislation that would implement sweeping changes to the Maori land in New Zealand has created a huge division between the Maori Party and the Mana Movement. The controversy surrounding the Te Ture Whenua Māori Bill involves significant changes to a supposedly heavy-laden bill. At 400 pages, Mana Party leader Hone…


Divorce Process: Should You Do it All Alone?

While you may have heard divorce stories that turned out real bad, there are also those that end up well. This is why you’re wondering if you can proceed with the process without needing legal assistance. You are thinking to avoid courts and lawyers and attempt to work out divorce issues…



Taking Care of Your Loved Ones Even in Your Passing

One of the things that a lot of people do not like to talk or even think about is creating a Last Will and Testament. Although it’s understandable as the creation of this document has a lot to do with one’s passing away, it is of utmost importance that you…